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I have a dream / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ; foreward by Coretta Scott King ; paintings by fifteen Coretta Scott King Award and honor book artists.

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  • 50 of 50 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson County Public Library J305.896 K (Text) 39493105173993 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library J305.896 K (Text) 39493104448156 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library J305.896 K (Text) 39493105437042 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 1997.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Every year when Dr. King's birthday rolls around and during Black History month, short clips from the "I Have a Dream" speech are played and replayed--always the same few sentences presented together with grainy black-and-white images. This new book, which beautifully evokes feelings of hope as well as despair, not only gives readers the opportunity to experience the eloquent speech in its entirety but also to see it anew through the eyes of 15 African American artists who have won the Coretta Scott King Award or received a Coretta Scott King honor book designation. Each artist depicts a portion of the story of the civil rights movement or his or her vision of the meaning of a section of the speech, thus bringing new perspective to Dr. King's words.
Target Audience Note:
1130L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 0.5 65478.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations.

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